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JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights May 13-19 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at

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LIVE Coverage of the U.S. moving its Embassy to Jerusalem: 9 am Monday

On Monday, May 14th - the 70th anniversary of the creation of the State of Israel on the English calendar - President Donald Trump fulfills an American promise to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel's capital city, Jerusalem. Be part of this historic moment in modern Jewish history as JBS will provide LIVE coverage in the morning, with an encore telecast. Monday - 9am Live & 7pm Encore

Israel At 70 - Shahar Azani

Shahar Azani (Exec. Dir., StandWithUs) tells stories of Jewish pilots, discusses the history of Zionism, and explains how to best advocate for the State of Israel. A program of Westchester Jewish Council at the Solomon Schechter School of Westchester. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1:30am

L'Chayim: Mordechai Kedar

Israel's foremost authority on Arabic Literature and culture, Mordechai Kedar (Bar-Ilan University), addresses current issues causing turmoil in the Middle East and discusses the way the affect the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

A Hero of the War of Independence: Joe Aboudi z"l

Using personal photos, Joe Aboudi (z"l) recalls events leading up to Israel's War of Independence and how as an18-year old member of the Palmach in 1948 he helped stop the Egyptian advance in the Negev. Monday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Yossi Ron, Child of Kfar Etzion

Yossi Ron tells the story of his becoming an orphan as a result of the Arab massacre of his childhood home Kfar Etzion (as well as the entire Etzion Block of Israel communities) on May 13, 1948, the day before Israel became a state. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

L'Chayim Classic: Abba Eban z"l

One of the greatest of Israel's early diplomats, Abba Eban z"l, best known for magnificent oratory as Israeli U.N. Ambassador during the Six-Day War of 1967, recalls the events leading up to the establishment of the State of Israel, May 14, 1948. Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm & 3:30am; Tuesday - 8:30am, 12:30pm

For Shavuot

L'Chayim Classic: David Hartman z"l

Jewish philosopher Rabbi David Hartman z"l, founder of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, explains the process by which Jews read and interpret the Torah - and how Jews reject fundamentalism and literalism. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm

In The News: Bret Stephens on Iran Deal

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens explains why he supports Donald Trump's pulling out of Iran Deal and comments on Mahmoud Abbas's antisemitic statements in which the PA President said the Jews brought the Holocaust upon themselves. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm, 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel


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